It’s here! One of the funnest and most artist-based shows of the year, and the last stop on my Conageddon tour, is Designer Con in Anaheim Nov 16-18. My new art, custom toys, prints books and goodies are set up at booth 2334 and they look smashing!
So much of what’s here are one of a kind and originals! There’s graphite drawings from my Drawlloween series, I’ve painted new Lover’s Eye paintings and custom painted a pop up gallery collection of designer vinyl toys! There are also new printed vintage plates in a lovely variety of designs and sizes, making my inner granny scream for each one! All of these beauties are one-of-a-kind and unique, so visit booth 2334 early before they all find new homes.
There are new DCon Exclusives at booth 2334! Collect a limited edition hand embellished Jellymaid fine art print, I painted metallic accents on each one and signed and numbered em! I’ll be signing books and prints at booth 2334 all weekend too in between my panels and signing schedule. You can see my schedule of events here.
Surprise! A handful of my artist proof Tentaclanky Tears x Tentacle Kitty ™ design of Janky toys arrived for Designer Con! These babies were part of a Janky Kickstarter created by Huck Gee and Paul Budnitz of Superplastic! This design is only available in blindboxes but you can gab one EXCLUSIVELY from booth2334 at DesignerCon this weekend! Once they’re sold out, I can’t get any more, so visit booth 2334 or ask a friend to pick one up for you!
It’s almost here! The last show of what I dubbed Conagedon is coming up fast. Designer Con is where I’m headed next. I’ll be there all weekend signing November 16-18 at booth#2334.
Signing & Exhibition Schedule
Friday November 16
The Shard Show 2 – Custom 5” Shard Dunny
Check out my custom painted Scott Tolleson x Kidrobot Shard Dunny available at Brokepiggy and Scott Tolleson booth#2005! I was invited to contribute to the custom group show alongside many other wonderful toy artist creations. You can inquire the original painted custom at booth#2005.
Saturday November 17
I’m presenting on a Kidrobot themed panel at 1PM talking about a fun new series I contributed designs to for 2019! I don’t want to spoil any surprises yet, but I think fans of Arcane Divination Dunny series will be pleased! Stay tuned for Room# and more details soon.
Sunday November 18
I’m signing at FYE For Your Entertainment Booth#2200 from 12pm-1pm alongside TOKYOPOP Founder and Editor, Stu Levy, for The Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero’s Journey graphic novel release! I contributed the cover artwork, colored with Amanda Duarte, for the FYE Exclusive cover variant. You can pick up your copy at FYE retail stores or FYE booth#2200 and bring it to my signing!
Where are my merpeeps at! I’ve hand-embellished a limited edition of 10 Jellymaid 8×10” Fine Art Prints as a Designer Con exclusive release! Each print is signed & numbered with hand-painted embellishments, releasing exclusively at booth#2334.
Hand Painted Custom Toy Pop Up Gallery
I’ve been a busy little bee painting some of my favourite custom toys for Designer Con! It’s my one convention of the year I focus the most on creating custom one of a kind art toys. This year I was especially inspired by the human rainbow and my themes from my Sky solo show.
Each of these rainbowtastic cuties is hand-painted and complimented with 3D elements to make them unique and individual. They’ll be available at booth#2334 but my Patreon First Dibs patrons will get a Preview and Presale opportunity to collect a handful of originals before the show. You can sign up for First Dibs on Patreon here.
All the love and beauty of an original painting combined with the romantic gesture of a Lover’s Eye! I’ve created a collection of original Lover’s Eye paintings especially for Designer Con. These beauties will be available exclusively at booth#2334 starting November 16th so visit early, original artworks find new homes fast!
Aria 3D Sculpture
I’ll have a very few of my limited edition release Aria 3D Sculpture from APPortfolio! Only 200pcs were made worldwide, and each one includes hand-painting and flocking embellishments and crystal eyes. A lot of heart and soul went into these breathtaking pieces over a year of development and I’m so excited to share them with you! You can collect one in person at booth#2334 but collect yours early because only a handful of pieces will be available for the whole show! If you can’t make it to DCon, you can order one online here.
Prints are coming to Designer Con booth 2334! You can pick up new prints like Sun Kisses, Mamba Mia, Godiva, Little Miss Goo, Hydie, and more, and I’ll sign em all for ya! There will also be pop culture inspired fuzzy bee prints like these adorable cuties.
If you haven’t picked up a copy of my newest artbook The Beehive, you can find some at Designer Con booth#2334! It collects 72 pages of Fuzzbutt cuteness, and it’s a limited edition printing! Once it’s sold out, it won’t be reprinted. Snag your copy and I’ll sign it for ya! There will also be copies of my artbook Femina & Fauna and my new Mermaids coloring book!
It’s live! My new pop culture prints and Beehive artbook are now available on Etsy alongside fun goodies like original artworks, a very few SDCC embellished limited edition prints, Mystery Swag Bags, purses, stickers and more! One lucky order will receive this original graphite drawing as a special Thank You for your support!
Lots of these treasures have few or only 1 piece available, so don’t delay! Buzz on over to Etsy Here and check it out!
It’s almost here! I’ve been painting up a storm for SDCC… or should I say, a SWARM of cute cuddly little Pop Culture inspired fuzzbutt bees! Original framed paintings like these adorable fuzzbums and more will be available at booth 4723 where I’ll be signing starting Wednesday July 18th. Preview night opens at 5pm so visit booth 4723 early for the most selection of original artworks, and to get your prints and books signed by me!
New purses, cosmetic bags and handbags are coming to booth 4723! These circle purses are a great size for an every day bag on the go. They come with a shoulder strap and zipper closure! And the cosmetic bags make great travelbags or bags for craft and art supplies. You can fit so much inside!
A new collection of printed vintage plates is coming to booth 4723! Each plate is one-of-a-kind so be sure to visit early to collect your favorite. There will be a variety of sizes and prices, good for new collectors and for magnificent collections!
New prints are coming to booth 4723! And I’ll sign em all for ya! You can come pick up a cute fuzzy bee print or one of these adorbs new Pop Culture inspired bees! Quantities are limited though so visit early in the show before they all fly to new homes!
Check it out! New stickers, boo yeah! These 4″ vinyl beauties are weatherproof and great just about anywhere like your laptop, sketchbook, waterbottle, or even on your car!
SDCC Blog Part 2, baby! Yeah! If you haven’t checked out Part 1 you can scope it out here. Because this Comic Con party train is rolling in to San Diego really soon! I’ll be signing at booth 4723 all week July 18-22!
My brand new Pop Manga Coloring Book Mermaids and Other Sea Creatures is out today! You can pick up your copy at booth 4723 and I’ll sign it for ya! And if you can’t make it to the show, you can order one here. When you order from my Etsy it supports me directly as an artist, and makes it more possible for me to create even more books, tutorials, and fun goodies for you lovelies. And as a special Thank You for supporting my book directly on Etsy, I’ll be sending Etsy-exclusive gift stickers from my coloring contest, a and bonus gift to color or collect!
New handbags are coming to booth 4723! These bagadocious handbags are double-sided with a zippered interior pocket and zippered closure, and come with custom zipper pulls. You can pick one up at booth 4723, but visit early because quantities are limited!
Check out these photos of the Limited Edition Coniversary collector’s sets you’ll be able to pick up from booth 4723! They celebrate my 20th year at San Diego Comic Con, and are filled to the brim with exclusive and limited edition goodies.
Only 100 of these gorgeous sets are made for SDCC! Each set contains:
Rainbow chibi pin
20 bags will have a RARE golden ticket pin
A ltd edition 11×14″ fine art print set of Umoja & Bianca
1 lovers eye brooch
5 lucky bags will get the ORIGINAL handpainted brooch
Princess Papalia button by @buttonlab
20 lucky bags get exclusive heart button
1 of 5 new postcards
1 limited edition 4×6″ Bee print
1 Aria keychain
1 sticker by @rockinstickers
1 FAP limited edition 8×10″ print of my SDCC Painting
20 lucky bags will get a hand embellished version of the 8×10″ print
And it all comes in a double sided Conniversay tote bag with an exclusive zipperpull!
New originals are coming to booth 4723! I’ve been painting fuzzy bee interpretations of some of my favorite Pop Culture characters. Can you tell which ones these cuties are?
SDCC is time for Exclusives! Check out this new SDCC 2018 exclusive limited edition Girl Interrupted hard enamel pin colorway. My heart sings for Teal Glitter! There’s only 100pcs, and my First Dibs patrons have already had a crack at collecting convention exclusives like these. If you’d like to preorder Exclusives for my upcoming conventions, you can sign up to First Dibs on Patreon here and get on the inside track!
Take a look at these limited edition SDCC Exclusive prints I embellished! I hand-painted embellishments onto each print, and signed and numbered them each in an edition of 20pcs each. You can pick yours up at booth 4723 during the show!
Other new prints are coming to booth 4723! I’ll be signing there all weekend, so add your favorites to your collection and I’ll sign ’em for ya! You’ll be able to get prints of some of my new Sky paintings like Hydie, Godiva, Polina, and Sun Kisses.
You can also find new prints like Albino Rhino and Mamba Mia, and lots of fan-favorites too. Pick them up at booth 4723 and I’ll sign them all!
Apparel is coming to SDCC booth 4723! You can add pieces from my official Liveheroes collection to your art-wardrobe in a wide variety of images and sizes. Selection is super limited, with as few as 1pc of each image and size, so don’t sleep on adding a soft new sweatshirt or rockin’ tee to your ensemble!
It’s almost that time of year again! I’ll be headed back to San Diego Comic Con signing at booth4723 July 18-22, every day of the show! Booth4723 is in the Fantasy Illustrator section, where there will be lots of new original artwork, SDCC Exclusives and new limited edition hand embellished print releases, apparel, new coloring books & artbooks, and much much more!
Signing at Dark Horse Comic Booth
Come find me signing at the Dark Horse Comics Booth#2615 on Thursday, July 19 from 11-11:45am ! You’ll get a free poster from Dark Horse Comics and I’ll be happy to sign it for ya!
Live Painting Demo
Come check out my Live Painting demo at Holbein’s booth #504 at 11am on Saturday July 21! I’ll be demonstrating techniques from my book Pop Painting, and talking about my favorite brand of Eco-Friendly water soluble oil paints!
New Original Artwork
Bring on the bees! I’ve been so inspired by my favorite Pop Culture characters, I painted pop culture bees! Like this fuzzy princess of power, BEE-RA! She and other fuzzbutt friends will be at booth 4723, but like all originals they’re one of a kind, so come scope them out early in the show!
Limited Edition Hand Embellished Prints
New limited edition hand embellished fine art prints will be available at booth 4723! I’ve embellished each one with personal touches to make them individual, and signed and numbered them in limited editions of 20pcs only. There will be different exclusive print releases in sizes ranging from 8×10″ up to 16×20″, perfect for any collection size! Quantities are limited though so visit booth4723 early for yours!
Printed Vintage Plates
Let your inner granny rejoice! Mine certainly does when it comes to these gorgeous vintage plates! A whole new collection of one-of-a-kind printed vintage plates is coming to booth 4723. Each one is unique! So come check them out early in the show for the most selection.
SDCC Exclusive Limited Edition Hard Enamel Pins
Dropping the teal glitterbomb- Boom! These teal glitter SDCC Exclusive limited edition Girl Interrupted Hard Enamel pins are going to keep your pin game strong! There’s only 100pcs thoough, and then they’re gone baby gone. So pick yours up at booth 4723!
Limited Edition Coniversary Sets
Time to dial those OMG meters way up! Something super special is coming to booth 4723 in celebration of my 20th year at San Diego Comic Con! SDCC 2018 Exclusive Limited Edition Coniversary sets (see what I did there? he he) are helping ring in my 20th anniversary baby, boo-ya!
These are limited to 100 sets only, and stuffed with amazing goodies! Each set will include a double sided exclusive tote colorway with limited edition zipper pull, a signed & numbered limited edition 11×14″ fine art print set of Bianca and Umoja, a new 8×10″ limited edition (20 of which I’m hand-embellishing on fine art paper for random lucky collectors!), set-exclusive 4×6″ petite bee print, a rainbow enamel pin- with a chance to receive the golden ticket chase colorway, a set-exclusive sticker, one of 5 different set-exclusive pop culture postcards, a handmade lover’s eye brooch (with a chance to receive an original painted brooch!), keychain, button, and all the extra awesomeness this year’s celebration can offer! Only 20 sets will be available each day of SDCC at booth 4723, to give visitors on different days a fair chance to score one of these special goodies. So visit booth 4723 early to snag yours!
Pop Manga Mermaids And Other Sea Creatures Coloring Book
Unleash the Mermaids! It’s so close I can taste that salty sea air, ahh! My newest coloring book releases July 10, and there will be copies available at booth 4723! You can pick yours up at the show, and I’ll sign it for you!
Keep an eye open for more release details and sneak peeks in the coming weeks! And I’ll see you for signing at booth 4723 from July 18-22, San Diego!
My Junebug release is now live! I’ve made new original fuzzy bee paintings and framed drawings, printed vintage plates, handmade one-of scarves and jewelry, and more one of a kind goodies! Originals and limited items find homes fast, so check out Etsy Here before they’re all gone!
There are new fuzzy bee prints live on Etsy now! Collect a signed or a limited edition print here.
Who likes mertopsuses? Hmmm or Octomers? Lol I don’t know what you call Ursula, but I do know that I’ll have special prints of her next Saturday at Corey Helford Gallery in LA when I’m there IN PERSON for a meet and greet and print signing from 12-2pm! Whootwhoot! I missed seeing you all during my opening for my solo show SKY but I’ll make it up by being at the gallery Saturday the 21st at 12noon with bells and whistles on! AND I’ll have hand embellished prints of my girl Ursula and Harmonie! It’s free to attend plus you’ll get a bonus show poster, and I’m happy to sign it for ‘ya! You can email email@example.com to preorder a fine art print from my release and enquire about my original art! And if you are in the LA area definitely stop by the gallery and see all my artwork in person or at coreyhelfordgallery.com See you soon, Los Angeles!
Who’s ready to Bumble Rumble? The swarm is coming! Oh mama have I got so many fun new things for all you lovelies releasing Nov 24 at 9am PST on Etsy Here. You’re going to love it! Here’s a roundup of just some of the goodies you’ll find when I unleash my swarm of treasures, giveaways and sales for Black Friday’s Bumble Rumble Release. Remember to use the code FREESHIPBF on Etsy and my Custom Print shopNov 24-27!
There will be original 5×7″ framed graphite drawings releasing! Each is one of a kind, and a great way to start collecting small original artworks. I’ve been inspired by the ocean and mermaids while I make my next coloring book, so some fun fishy friends are joining the release on Etsy Nov 24 at 9AM PST!
Printed Vintage Plates
Plates a plenty! I made a new collection of printed vintage plates for my Bumble Rumble release. Some lucky collectors have snapped up some favorites as part of their Patreon First Dibs reward (Click here for details on getting First Dibs) but I still have plates coming to Etsy Nov 24 at 9AM PST! Each one is an authentic vintage plate that I’ve carefully paired an image with, and made into beautiful art!
I can’t stop painting bees! Trust me, if you tried to stop me, I’d probably tell you to buzz off 😉 ha ha! But seriously, I love these little fuzzbutt bumble babies! Some original petite bee portraits are releasing on Etsy here on Nov 24 at 9am PST. Original artworks usually find homes really fast though, so set your alarms and check early for the most selection!
I’ve made some little treasures for my Bumble Rumble release! You can find hairpins and necklaces releasing Nov 24 at 9AM PST on Etsy here.
One-of Apparel and Scarves
I know you guys just love wearable art, so I’m releasing some during my Bumble Rumble release! These are limited and one-of items, so if you spot something you love in a size that works for you, snap it up! Because they won’t bee here for long. 😉
Some bags are coming to Etsy too! There will be one-of and small quantities of tote bags, and a few of my bags from Liveheroes! You can get yours with free shipping during my Bumble Rumble release by using the code FREESHIPBF
Pins, Postcards and Prints
Look at these busy bees! I’m releasing new bee prints, postcard sets and hard enamel pins as part of my Bumble Rumble release Nov 24 at 9am PST. There will be hand-signed 5×7″ prints, and 11×14 prints of my painting images Cirque du Miel and Weaver, and 12×12″ Ajna prints.
I’m also releasing a limited edition hand embellished 5×7″ bee print I embellished with glitter! They’re signed and numbered in an edition of 25pieces only, and once they’re sold out, the edition won’t be remade!
Check out these sweet little bee hard enamel pins! They have glitter in the wings, and a locking clutch backing to keep them right where you put them.
These 3-piece postcard sets are coming Nov 24 at 9am PST on Etsy! Send them to your friends, or keep them in your collection! You can get free shipping on your order with the code FREESHIPBF Nov 24-27
Save on Prints And Free Shipping
Save on select prints Nov 24-27 on Etsy! You’ll be able to choose from a variety of hand-signed prints, and you can use the code FREESHIPBF to get free shipping on Etsy or my Custom Print Shop Nov 24-27! Keep in mind prints from my custom print shop are made to your order, so please expect a few weeks for your prints to be made!
Gifts with Orders
I’ve made new goodies as a Thank You for your support! When you order during my Bumble Rumble release Nov 24-27, you’ll get stickers and a new temporary tattoo in your order! Orders of $75+ will receive a special Black Friday postcard, or spend $150+ and receive a sketched postcard instead!
And as an extra special Thank You, I’m going to include an original bee drawing in 2 random orders during my Bumble Rumble Release Nov 24-27 (Patreon First Dibbers included!) I made these cute little bees themed around Black Friday! I had fun making the black on on Sakura of America Gelly Roll pens and black paper. Check them out if you get a chance!
It’s almost here! Every year I make a fun release and sale for Black Friday and this year and unleashing a swarm of new goodies. (He he see what I did there?). Releasing at 9AM PST on Etsy there’s going to be original artwork, new plates, handmade jewelry, totes, coasters, one-of apparel and bags, limited edition hand-embellished and signed prints and more! When you order from The Camilla Store on Etsy or my custom Print Shop Herefrom Nov 24-Nov 27 with the code FREESHIPBF you’ll get FREE SHIPPING worldwide! I’ve also made new giveaway goodies and will be adding original artwork to 2 orders placed Nov 24-27 as a extra special bonus gift!
I’ve got goodies galore releasing on Etsy starting at 9AM PST Nov 24! You’ll find new coaster sets, tote bags, hard enamel pins, one-of scarves & apparel and more!
These cutie-patootie buzzy bumble hard enamel pins are coming to my Bumble Rumble release on Etsy Nov 24 at 9am PST! Each pin has glitter in the wings and a locking clutch backing, meaning they’ll stick right with you on all your adventures!
I’ve got a handful of convention exclusive hard enamel pin colorways launching on Etsy! A few Saskatoon Expo Rainbuns pins and Designer Con albino glow-in-the-dark bee colorway pins will go live Nov 24 at 9AM PST! Each of these editions is limited to 100pcs only, and once they’re sold out they won’t be made again, so don’t miss out on these cuties!
Keep an eye peeled on Nov 24 at 9am PST on Etsy for one-of and small quantity goodies like totes, clutches and bags! Goodies like these find homes fast, so snap up your favorites and use the code FREESHIPBF to get free shipping!
A handful of new signed and limited edition prints are coming to The Camilla Store on Etsy Nov 24! Keep an eye out for SALE items too from Nov 24-27 and get FREE SHIPPING worldwide on your order with the code SHIPFREEBF.
I’ve made new plates coming to my Bumble Rumble release! Each of these beauties is a one-of-a-kind printed vintage plate ready to join your collection. They’ll range sizes and images so there’ll be lots of variety! Be sure to set your alarm for 9AM PST on Nov 24 for release here!
Black Friday is my biggest sale event of the year and so I’m bringing back a super fan-favorite promo of FREE SHIPPING on all orders worldwide with the code FREESHIPBF! You can use this code on Etsy here and on my custom print shop here from Nov 24- Nov 27 at 11:59pm EST. Please remember my custom print shop makes your print to your order choices and takes a few weeks, especially if they need to come to my studio in Canada for signing first!
I’m so thankful for your support and especially when my art gets to be part of special gifts like for holiday shoppers. So I’m giving back too with extra bonus giveaways and thank you’s. I’ve made new temporary tattoos to add as a bonus to Etsy orders, a giveaway postcard for the first 200 orders, a sketched-on postcard for orders valued $150 before shipping cost, and I’m making original artwork to slip into 2 lucky orders placed between Nov 24-27!